Courtroom Trauma

Barbara Brown squats close to the pavement outside the Ontario Courthouse, General Division, at 361 University Avenue in Toronto. Her…

Windows Dressing

From the Guildnet BBS, an electronic hangout for journalists of the Canadian Media Guild, the first message for August 25,…

Abort, Retry, Fail

“The fact that your voice is amplified to the degree where it reaches from one end of the country to…

The First Casualty

Back when multilingual radio was still young in Toronto, there were three travel agents. The first, Franceska Starchev (a Slovene),…

These Guys Mean Business

For a blitzkrieg in the making, it was announced in innocent-enough language. On August 9, 1995, a modest advertisement in…